The Chronicles of Melanie

Original Title: Melanijas hronika

technical information

2016; Latvia, Czech Republic, Finland; Biography, History; 120 minutes; ProRes; 1.33:1 (4:3); 5.1 mix; Original Language: Latvian; Subtitles: English

credits

Director
Viestur Kairish
Writer
Viestur Kairish
D.O.P.
Gints Berzins
Editor
Jussi Rautaniemi
Music
Arturs Maskats, Karlis Auzans, Aleksandrs Vaicahovskis
Production Company
Film studio Mistrus Media, 8Heads Productions, Inland Film Company
Co-Producer
Julietta Sichel, Klaus Heydemann
Producer
Inese Boka-Grūbe, Gints Grūbe

cast

Melanie
Sabine Timoteo
Aleksandrs
Ivars Krasts
  • Viestur Kairish

Viestur Kairish

Viestur Kairish was born in 1971 in Latvia. He has directed films as well as theatre and opera. Kairish has successfully worked as an opera director both in Latvia and Germany and his films and theatre productions have been shown in many European festivals. Kairish’s cinematographic debut was in 1998 with the documentary film VILCIENS (1998), and his first full-length feature film PA CELAM AIZEJOT (2001) was screened at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and was awarded the Lielais Kristaps, the main Latvian award in cinematography, as well as the prize for the best debut at the Raindance Film Festival in the United Kingdom.

Selective Filmography

Feature Film
2006
Leaving by the way
2001
The Dark Deer
Feature Documentary
1998
Vilciens
photo of Viestur Kairish
THE CHRONICLES OF MELANIE - EastWest Filmdistribution GmbH